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Greek Mythology Version 2.0: To Be or Not to Be an Epic Hero?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Using The Odyssey in your classroom? Then this resource is for you. After listening to a reading of a portion of Book 9 of The Odyssey and watching a PowerPoint about Greek heroes, partners complete a "Think Pair Share" chart...
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An Introduction to the Odyssey

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Epics, like the Odyssey, were told over the span of several days and drew quite a crowd. Before starting the famous work with your class, review this presentation to gain some insight into the structure and history of epic poems. 
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Circe the Beautiful Witch

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Could the lovely Circe be even more frightening than a towering Cyclops? Odysseus and his men certainly don't think so—until it's too late. Hear about the adventures, temptations, and piggish punishments on Circe's island with an audio...
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In the Cyclops Cave

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
This giant's got an eye on you! Travel to the bountiful depths of the Cyclops cave with Odysseus—or Nobody—in an audio excerpt of Homer's Odyssey. Learners follow along with the text transcript of the story as they read about Odysseus's...
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The Homecoming of Odysseus

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The winding, incredible, seemingly never-ending adventure of Odysseus can be overwhelming to young readers. An engaging audio version of Homer's Odyssey introduces listeners to the fundamentals of the story without Homer's elevated...
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The Wooden Horse

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
One of the greatest tricks of all time is so well known that it has become its own colloquialism. Introduce elementary readers to "The Wooden Horse," an adaptation of the legendary story from Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid, with a...
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Introducing Literary Theory – A Unit Wrap-Up

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Literary theories are lenses through which a text may be analyzed. The question in this lesson plan is how a particular literary lens can influence the reader's view of the text.
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Lesson Plan: A Writer’s Odyssey

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Looking for a fresh approach to an end-of-unit project for The Odyssey? Check out a resource that has class members write their own hero's journey short story and then craft an illustration that depicts their tale. Apollonio di...
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The Odyssey Lesson Plan 1 (9th Grade Day 59)

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore The Odyssey. In this mythology lesson, 9th graders identify Greek gods and goddesses as they are introduced to Odysseus, an epic hero. Students write a four paragraph essay on the heroic ideal in The Odyssey.
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Through the Odyssey, Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders create Powerpoint Presentation using information and assignments from previous two lessons. They compare Odysseus's obstacles with those from their own lives, and share slideshows with classmates.